Photoshop Topics

Photoshop Topics, with special guest instructor, Hannah O. Nelson

In this workshop we will learn how to scan 2D source material and retouch, manipulate and transform them in Adobe Photoshop. We will learn tools to use the scanner as a camera, restore old photographs, digitize drawings, retouch portraits, and heavily alter objects in an image.

Translating Sketches to 3D Models

Join us for “Translating Sketches to 3D Models” workshop, Feb. 22, 430p. Visualize and define your conceptual hand-drawn sketches into precise and spatial 3D models in Rhino. Bring a sketch for an object or space that you have been planning to make or understand in 3D. And please welcome our guest instructor, Benas Burdulis. To register:

Creative Sounds Workshop Feb 15 430p

Join us for a Creative Sounds workshop, with special guest, James Burger. We’ll record sounds from instruments and non-instruments, edit these sounds along with other recorded sounds in Adobe Premiere to create a soundscape. Workshop will be held in the Black Family Visual Arts Center, Digital Lab, room 109. Open to All.

James T. Burger has an extensive background in the fields of music, film, and television.  As a producer, songwriter, and versatile musician both live and in the studio, he also has composed and performed soundtracks for film, video, choreography, and meditation.  At Dartmouth, from 2001 to 2012, James was the manager of HR communications and was the creator/producer of ArtWorks, an annual employee arts festival.
For more information, including sound, design, and language samples, please visit his Web site at

Audio with Premiere Pro & Audition Adobe Illustrator Tue Feb 13

Join us today, Feb 13, in the DigiLab for an Audio with Premiere Pro and Audition
workshop. We’ll explore audio workflow, including gain adjustment at the clip
level, clip keyframes, effects, and more. It will be held in the Black Family
Visual Arts Center, Room 109, 430p-6p. Open to All. Upcoming:  Creative Sounds
with James Burger), Feb 15.
To register:

Spring is Here

Adobe Stock image used here for our Photoshop Basics workshop held Apr 10, 2017.

Before &

holidays, vacation, love and friendship concept – smiling teen couple in sunglasses having fun in summer park

After some Photoshop fun

holidays, vacation, love and friendship concept – smiling teen couple in sunglasses having fun in summer park

Patricia Hannaway – 3D Character Animation

On October 6, Patricia Hannaway, gave an superb IMG_4113sm IMG_4115sm IMG_4116sm IMG_4120sm IMG_4125sm IMG_4128sm IMG_4143sm IMG_4170sm IMG_4173sm IMG_4179smpresentation on 2D and 3D animation.

Patricia graduated from Smith College in 1984 with a BA in Art History and a Minor in Economics.  Working on Wall Street as a Corporate Analyst, she decided to further her education in Fine Art and Computer Graphics, earning two Master’s degrees from the NY Academy in Traditional Painting and the School of Visual Arts in Computer Graphics. Recruited by Walt Disney Feature Animation, she trained as a Computer Character Animator and also worked for Dreamworks, Industrial Light & Magic and Weta Digital, New Zealand.  Some of her film credits include:  “Mulan”, “Pocahontas”, “Lilo and Stitch”, “Star Wars”, “Antz”, “Shrek” and “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”, where she was Senior Animator for the character, “Gollum”. Currently, Patricia is doing development work on a new film project at Aardman Animations in the UK, and was appointed Adjunct Professor of Digital Arts in Computer Science at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.  She splits her time between teaching and fine art, in order to prepare work for upcoming exhibitions.  A featured artist for American Artist Magazine, she was interviewed for Winter 2008, and will be in the upcoming Spring 2014 edition discussing composition for painting. (From